Central State University Workforce Training and Business Development Center offering free summer programs

By Central State University Communications
Posted May 22 2024
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The Workforce Training and Business Development Center at Central State University-Dayton is preparing for a summer filled with free training in high-demand skills in growing industries. These programs, led by expert CSU faculty at CSU-Dayton and Central State University in Wilberforce, equip workers with the skills and knowledge they need to excel in the job market.  

The center focuses on emerging industries in the Miami Valley: advanced materials and manufacturing, information technology, and advanced data management. Training will include short-term workshops for certification and long-term instruction resulting in undergraduate degrees.  

The courses are free to those residing in Clark, Greene and Montgomery counties. 

The center is committed to promoting small business sustainability, employment opportunities and educational attainment. 

Registration is now open for the following in-person courses. Space is limited to up to 30 students for each course, at which point additional registrations will be added to the waiting list.  

June workforce training

Business Building: Financial Analysis for Decision Making  

  • June 10, 17, and 24, 6-7:30 p.m., CSU-Dayton 

Human Resources Strategies for Small Businesses  

  • June 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., CSU-Dayton 

Metal Additive Manufacturing  

  • June 17-18, 20-21, 24-27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., CSU 

PLC Training, Programmable Logic Controllers and Automation Training  

  • June 3-7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., CSU 

Welding and Heat Treatment Workshop  

  • June 3-7, 17-18, 20-21, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., CSU 

Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security  

  • June 10-11, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., CSU 

Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery  

  • June 12-13, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., CSU 

Drinking Water and Water Treatment  

  • June 6-7, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CSU 

Project Management for Entrepreneurs  

  • Mondays from June 3-July 1, 6-7:30 p.m., CSU-Dayton 

July workforce training

Business Building: Technology Trends for Business Innovation  

  • July 3, 10, and 17, 6-7:30 p.m., CSU-Dayton 

iOS and Android App Development  

  • July 8-11, 13-19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., CSU 

CNC Programming I — Fundamental Level

  • July 8-10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., CSU

Metal Additive Manufacturing 

  • July 15-18, 22-25, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., CSU 

CNC Programming II — Intermediate Level  

  • July 15-17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., CSU

Leadership and Change Management  

  • July 15, 22, 29, 6-7:30 p.m., CSU-Dayton 

Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery 

  • July 18-19, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., CSU 

Drinking Water and Water Treatment 

  • July 11-12, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CSU 

Effective Communication in the Business Environment  

  • July 24, 6-8:30 p.m., CSU-Dayton 

August workforce training

Environmental Permitting and Auditing  

  • Aug. 5-6, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., CSU 

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) 

  • Aug. 12, 19, and 26, 6-7:30 p.m., CSU-Dayton 

For more information, visit centralstate.edu/workforce-training-and-business-development-center or contact Ashley Browning, interim project director, at 937-376-6009 or Mildred Smith, interim assistant project director, at 937-376-6167.